The spinal cord is one of the most amazing, intricate and unknown areas of the human body. It serves as the central nervous system "hub" and it is responsible for housing most of the sensations associated within the human body. If the spinal cord suffers an injury, it could render it unable to do its job properly. This could leave a person, who is the victim of a personal injury accident, with a long term spinal cord injury.
Spinal cord injuries can have many causes, such as a sports injury or a car crash. Unfortunately, such accidents can be caused by another person's negligence. It is important for victims of spinal cord injuries in Nevada to understand about their injury, particularly if they are seeking compensation from the person responsible for their injury.
If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, you may be wondering what the long-term financial repercussions could be that are associated with this type of injury. Of course, these numbers will vary greatly from person-to-person. This is largely due to the severity of the individual injury. The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center has put together a financial chart of what one could realistically expect to incur cost-wise due to a permanent spinal cord injury.
Some people have had the terrible experience of being at the wrong place, at the wrong time. This unluckiness doesn't always stem from pulling the short straw. Sometimes, another party is at fault for a misfortune. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, consider all aspects of the accident before you write it off as bad luck.
We have already discussed how another driver's actions can constitute reckless driving in Nevada. These types of car accidents can result in serious injuries for the passengers involved in the accident. There are several possible injuries that can occur after a car accident. One serious injury that can have lifelong consequences are spinal cord injuries.
Among the worst injuries Nevada residents suffer in car accidents are those that affect the spine. Long after bruises, broken bones and cuts have healed, spinal cord injuries can keep people paralyzed. Despite all its advances, modern medicine still struggles to come up with effective treatments for people with serious injuries to their spinal cords.
It is difficult to imagine the devastating effects of a serious or fatal car accident. That is the reality for family members of a 19-year-old man who died in a fatal crash while riding his motorcycle in Las Vegas. The driver of the other vehicle received a sentence on Dec. 9 for fleeing the scene of the motorcycle accident.
When people think of spinal cord injuries, it's generally assumed that the severe physical trauma that led to the injury was caused by something such as a car accident. But illnesses can also lead to serious spinal cord damage.